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weapon in virginia. john hopkins officials say their emergency plan worked well and they promised a security review but say searching every visitor that comes into the doctor is ununreasonable. >> it's difficult to secure any enterprise with all of those door ways and that manner. >> reporter: that doctor is in stable condition. he is expected to recover, we are also told that the investigation is going to be ongoing for a little while here. meanwhile things are returning to normal at john hopkins where we are live. derek valcourt. >>> our live continuing coverage continues with kai jackson who has reaction from bistandards. >> reporter: john hopkins is experienced in managing crisis, generally however those problems don't start within the walls of hopkins. chaos and confusion on the sprawling john hopkins campus in east baltimore. a shooting thursday morning at the prestigious medical institution disrupted operations. >> i work at the hospital, we got a message around 11:00 that we had to go in our officer, shut and lock the door, stay away from windows. >> actually i was about
virginia are now in maryland. a carroll county horse rescue is hoping to get the animals one day adopted. we have more. >> reporter: constant nourishment is what is keeping this horse alive. >> we are starting them out like infant babies. they are literally every hour getting handfuls of something. >> reporter: this one and five others are being rehabilitated at the day's inn horse farm rescue. they were saved from a west virginia farm, emaceuated and dehydrated. >> they had three months of no food or good water conditions. >> reporter: the west virginia farm was also a rescue facility, so workers worry about the horses physical well being as well as emotional. >> they probably saw a little hope that they started to feel physically better and getting the attention they needed and then to go right back into a state if not worse than they arrived. >> reporter: 95% of horses here make a full recovery. in may they saved 26 very malnourished horses from garrett county, including raspberry who was skin and bones. take a look at her now. less than four months later she is healthy and on a he
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the shooting at virginia tech, they launched an intense investigation into how they could best make their hospitals safer. they say they are once again going to be looking into safety policies here at the hospital. they say they do not have wands to wave down and check for guns every single person who comes into the hospital. they get some 80,000 visitors a week at johns hopkins. they will now look into security. meanwhile, police say there is still a crime scene here. they are continuing in the investigation and trying to look more into the background of this warren davis. derek valcourt, wjz "eyewitness news." >> thank you. we continue with andrea fujii. she's been on the scene all day and joins us now with reaction to the situation. andrea? >> reporter: good afternoon. you can see things are relatively back to normal. earlier today, these streets were blocked off and people are now traveling freely up and down east madison. take a look at what was happening earlier this afternoon. earlier, workers and visitors and just people were milling around not knowing what was going on. man
, universities and hospitals around the country learn lad lot after the columbine and virginia tech shootings. that was the case here. they have drilled what they practiced, who to put where, how to secure people inside buildings. one of the things at the very center of this event is the most critical area. that is where the shooter was and the people around it. here is the police commissioner now describing those final moments. so the police commissioner is not available in order to give you that, but he was saying basically the specialized s.w.a.t. teams came into that area and they saw that both the mother and the shooter were dead and they realized the severity of the situation was over at this point. if you have any business here tonight, this might be worth your while to call and make sure everything was going as planned because this was a massive disruption today. the hospital does say they are officially open for business but it might not hurt. reporting live at johns hopkins, back to you on tv hill. >> complete coverage with jessica kartalija who has more on her exclusive interview w
of virginia for the past four years. >> police do not believe paul partis, the man who terrorized johns hopkins hospital, planned ahead of time, to shoot his elderly mother's doctor. >> no one has indicated to me any level of premeditation. again, back to our investigation. i don't know -- we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine, coming and visiting his mother, that he always had that gun. >> investigators say he was distraught over her prognosis. and used a tiny, 32-caliber cal tech semi automatic handgun, like this one, hitting dr. david cohen with a single shot to the stomach, before killing his mom and then himself. >> it's a very, very small weapon. the whole thing could be concealed in the palm of your hand. >> reporter: partis had a permit to carry a concealed weapon in virginia. but he had no criminal record. >> reporter: partis lived with his mother in this home in arlington, virginia. his brother said he'd make the driver to johns hopkins almost daily, where she was getting treatment to battle cancer. and he thought her health was not improving. >> i guess he thought
himself. paul pardus had a permit to carry a weapon in virginia. >> we don't know if it was in his daily routine coming and visiting his mother that he had the gun. >> reporter: the shooter's family is left puzzled. >> i guess he thought she was serving a lie and she was not going to be able to walk again. >> reporter: david cohen is upgraded to good condition. >> i shutter to think what my back would be like without his intervention. >> reporter: former patient's wish him a speedy recovery. >> he got me back on my feet. >> reporter: and employees had their last debriefing of the situation sunday afternoon. reporting live, i'm adam may. >>> and we'll have more tonight at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. >>> the university of maryland wants students to be alert l effort following a robbery yesterday. three came up from the victim from behind. they assaulted the man and took property from him. several robberies have been reported in recent weeks. >>> and a football party ends tragically in anne arundel county. a group of friends were watching football on tv in edge water last night and when the game
lived with his mom in arlington virginia. he had a permit to carry concealed weapon. he had no criminal record and neighbors say he was a loving devoted caretaker. >> he was a wonderful son. as far as i could see, he was always there for her. if she had to go in the ambulance or anything, he would go with her. >> reporter: the injured doctor an orthopedic surgeon and father of two known for his sense of humor is expected to recover he was shot in the abdomen. the security responded sp put their emergency response plan in to place and by all evaluation it worked as designed. >> reporter: the hospital sent out notice to employees it will have briefings on the response today and sunday. >> this kind of thing can happen anywhere, we are a huge institution. >> reporter: there are no metal detecters and no plans to put them in the partial exception is in the er. . >>> thank you very much. wjz has the latest on the shooting inside job hopkins, dr. david cowen is in fair condition. police want to know why he was shot and the suspect killed his mother and his self. he was upset about his mother'
english at northern virginia community college. >> i always say that you are my heros because it's hard. what you're doing is so hard and you're persevering. >> reporter: dr. biden stopped by several classes and stopped to cook with culinary students. >> we think of the faculty, the programs and what we're doing here to try to help the local economy. >> reporter: also today the white house announced dr. biden will serve as chairwoman of the first ever white house summit on community colleges october 5th. all in an effort to further develop america's work force. the summit will bring students together. they will talk about ways to expand community colleges into the community. >>> weather has been beautiful. take a look at temperatures right now, 83 but the dewpoints though and humidity is way down. west winds at nine, the barometer holding steady. we'll ,, ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] mcdonald's new chicken flatbreads. all out awesome combinations of juicy, grilled chicken topped with roasted garlic aioli and a natural four-cheese blend. mcdonald's chicken flatbreads. the simple joy
. >> reporter: igor's eye passed just 40 miles over the west of virginia. this monster storm was downgraded to a category 1 just before dawn on sunday. but it still packed a punch. heavy rains whipped trees. to almost 20,000 people on this island of only 68,000 68,000 they were under several inches of water and littered with tree branches and other debris they left the streets deserted. >>> safety first. >>> in fact, bermuda has a strict building codes. able to withstand winds of 110 miles per hour. for the most part, it was the tourists who ventured outside to witness the hurricane. >> i'm not scared at all. i think it's an awesome force of nature that if you can experience it once in a lifetime, then that is something amazing. >>> officials in bermuda will be out in force today to assess the damage. but so far, there is no word of any serious injuries. >>> and first warning weather coverage continues now with bob, who is tracking igor's past through the atlantic. bob? >> that is moving so slowly. it's going to be a rough surf on our coast. >> the storm is moving very, very quick. and act
people in michigan, ohio, and virginia. he's being held without bail. >>> a registered sex offender, wanted in the death of a daughter of a police chief is arrested. investigators say the body of valerie hamilton was found saturday night in a storage unit in southeast charlotte. a warrant was issued for michael harvey, who police believe was the man seen leaving a bar last week. police found him asleep at a friend's house in niagara falls and arrested him without incident. >>> tragedy in texas. a popular high school football player dies after collapsing on a field during the game. it is the third such death in just weeks more on steps being taken to keep players safe. >>> it seemed like a regular friday light under the lights. 17-year-old reggie garrett was leading the them to victory when tragedy struck. >> i was like, i don't know what's going on. >> the 17-year-old collapsed on the ground and was pronounced dead before the game was over. >> it's just really hard. you think of all of the good times you had with him. >> garrett was -- had a history of seizures, but was screened and
unless west virginia, pa, get down to the upper 30s tonight. there's a good chance in northern papa of scatter -- pennsylvania of scattered frost. most of the country, really, if you fly out to california, you won't even encounter a cloud as you can clearly see. a front came through with a few clouds. not a lot going on in our part of the world. there is another front that will approach us with some clouds wednesday night, ahead of it, however, very warm temperatures. tomorrow no problem, very fine weather, high pressure but that same high moves off. here comes some warmer air. temperatures will be getting back into the mop to upper -- mid to upper 80s. with the front close by, there may be a shower wednesday night. southeast winds five to 10 knots. bay temps in the mid-70s. tonight clear and cool. probably upper 40s to the mid- 50s. a beautiful night back into the mid-70s, a lot of sunshine and one more dry day and a big warmup on wednesday. >> wow. look forward to it. thank you. katie couric has a preview of what's coming up tonight. >>> steve hartman's mission to prove everybody
to conceal weapons. >> partis lived with his mother in this home in arlington, virginia his brother said he would make the drive to johns hopkins almost daily, where she was receiving treatment for cancer. >> and i guess he thought that she was suffering a lot. and that she wasn't going to be able to walk again. >>> the fbi is helping to investigate warning signs. >>> i think it all happened very quickly. i think based on what we've seen in the crime scene. based on how the evacuation of the doctor played out. >> he just wanted to stay with her and be with her. >> employees were rattled but ready to get back to work after the lockdown. >> i didn't want it to end like it did. you never want to see anybody get killed. >>> now, the commissioner said his own mother was getting treatment after suffering a stroke ask she was here at the hospital. meaning no one should be concerned about the treatment. >>> gigi barnett has more on the security of the hospital that is charged with keeping thousands of people safe each day. >>> doctors, nurses and staff received a minute to minute update. as to exac
on the virginia farm of nfl superstar quarterback michael vick. >> and i have to pate consequences for it. >> reporter: he pleaded guilty to animal cruelty and served 19 months in a federal prison and became a lightning rod for critics. but few paid attention to the 51 pit bulls taken from vick's farm. their fate seemed sealed. >> we had been told these were the most dangerous aggressive dogs in america. >> but donna reynolds, who specializes in rescuing and rehabilitating pit bulls was on a panel of animal experts that found that the dogs were not aggressive towards people. the panel believed these dogs should get a chance to live. >> once we met the dogs, we knew that we had a lot of work to do because so many were shut down around people, scared to death. >> reporter: this is uba. in 2007, headlines branded him menacing. and this is uba today. >> he can wave. wave. there you go! >> reporter: meet frodo. >> your buddies. >> reporter: and johnny. >> what's this? >> when the 51 dogs were first evaluated, hopes for rehabilitation were guarded, at best. >> the experts going in, like i said,
a permit to carry a gun in virginia, but no criminal record. >> we don't know if it was in his routine. >> reporter: the police commissioner praised overall response. >> i would give us high marks for how it all perseided. there were missteps and no one caused anyone's safety. >> reporter: hop incans -- hopkins never closed. >> i was happy about the feed back and they were like, oh, my gosh, are you okay and seeing the sniper, i was like, wow, this is intense. >> reporter: the gun was so small, it could fit in the palm of your hand. at johns hopkins, i'm mike hellgren, eyewitness news. >>> and right now, the doctor, who's a father of two is still recovering and expected to survive. >>> stay with wjz-13 for a complete coverage of the shootings remember, wjz-13 is always on. for updates on the investigation and the doctor's condition, go to wjz.com. >>> we have breaking news to tell you about from overnight. several were injured in a four car accident on i-695 near perry parkway. the collision caused a car to flip over and one was hospitalized with nonlife threatening injuries and severa
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